Athlete Profiles

Lanigan-O’Keeffe wins bronze in men’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Lanigan-O’Keeffe wins bronze in men’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

  Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe has taken a giant step towards his third Olympic Games after winning a bronze medal at the season-opening UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo. The Kilkenny athlete, 28, put a difficult 2019 behind him with a terrific performance in the Egyptian capital, making up three places in the Laser Run to […]

Sive Brassil finishes 16th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Sive Brassil finishes 16th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Sive Brassil has boosted her chances of qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by finishing an impressive 16th in the women’s final at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo. The 26-year-old gained vital points in the Olympic qualification ranking list with an impressive performance in a highly-competitive field in the Egyptian capital. Brassil […]

Lanigan-O’Keeffe reaches men’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Lanigan-O’Keeffe reaches men’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Arthur Lanigan-O’Keeffe made a solid start to his season at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo after qualifying for the men’s final in 13th position overall. Lanigan-O’Keeffe (28) finished third in his qualification group with 1,155 points, only seven points behind the overall top scorer, Aleix Heredia Vives of Spain. The two-time Olympian from […]

Brassil and Coyle reach women’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Brassil and Coyle reach women’s final at UIPM Pentathlon World Cup Cairo

Ireland’s Sive Brassil made a confident start to her season at UIPM 2020 Pentathlon World Cup Cairo after qualifying for the women’s final with the third-highest score. The 26-year-old finished 2nd in her qualification group with 1,032 points, guaranteeing her participation in Friday’s final where she will be joined by Natalya Coyle, who was ninth […]

Sive Brassil finishes 28th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Championships

Sive Brassil finishes 28th in women’s final at Pentathlon World Championships

Ireland’s Sive Brassil has finished 28th in the women’s final at the UIPM 2019 Pentathlon and Laser Run World Championships. The 25-year-old struggled in a high-quality fencing session, scoring just seven victories in her 35 bouts, but she delivered the eighth-fastest swim (2:11.75) and kept her composure during the riding discipline to concede just eight […]

Sive Brassil reaches women’s final at Pentathlon World Championships

Sive Brassil reaches women’s final at Pentathlon World Championships

Ireland’s Sive Brassil made a confident start to her campaign at the UIPM 2019 Pentathlon and Laser Run World Championships after comfortably qualifying for the women’s final. The 25-year-old finished 4th in her qualification semi-final with 1,013 points, guaranteeing her participation in Friday’s final where three places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be […]

‘I can’t describe how happy I am,’ says Natalya Coyle after qualifying for Tokyo 2020

‘I can’t describe how happy I am,’ says Natalya Coyle after qualifying for Tokyo 2020

– Meath pentathlete secures place at third Olympics with 14secs to spare – Eighth-place finish in European Championship women’s final for 28-year-old – Team-mate Brassil finishes 16th as Lanigan-O’Keeffe announces season is over   Natalya Coyle is heading to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games after accomplishing her mission at the European Modern Pentathlon Championships in […]